UNC's 6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium

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Engaged Scholarship Symposium: Active Communities Seeking Solutions

November 13, 2012, University Center Ballrooms


Schedule - November 13

    Engaged Faculty Workshop in Spruce Suites, Sandmann Talk MUST RSVP by Nov.6 to CETL. CLICK HERE for more information
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Presentations and Engaged Activities in Ballrooms
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Engaged Scholar Award Ceremony in Ballrooms
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • "Cracks in the Ivory Tower" by Lorilee Sandmann in Panorama Room
  • Starts at 7:00 pm

Engaged Scholarship Symposium (formerly known as Embracing Community Together) is looking for participants who are involved with regional and/or global applied community-based research, partnerships, and other activities which connect disciplinary knowledge to practice. Individuals (faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, UNC departments, and community organizations) are invited to showcase their works through this interactive symposium.

Our Mission: To create a venue in which community engaged research, scholarship, and creative works are showcased to facilitate networking and recognize excellence in an interactive symposium.

Our Vision: Creating a place where ideas are sparked, connections are made, and seeds for future projects are planted in order to pormote community-based solutions to regional and global challenges.

Poster presentations, demonstration projects, round-table discussions, and other interactive formats are welcomed!

ESS Presentation Applications

Please fill out and return applications to the HSL Office in Michener, L-98 by October 19.

Applications (doc) (pdf)

Engaged Scholarship Awards

To recognize excellence and scholarship in the field of community-based research, community-based learning, and community partner building, The Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership would like to present the UNC Engagement Award to be introduced during UNC’s 6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium: Active Communities Seeking Solutions. The UNC Engaged Scholar Award was created to recognize and honor outstanding efforts and achievements made toward the development and practice of the field of community engagement inside and outside of the UNC campus. The primary mission of this award is to make service learning and civic engagement the expectation inside and outside of research fields to denote the need for more efficient, dynamic, and high-quality UNC-Community partnerships.

Nominate now for the Engaged Scholoarship Awards. The five categories are:

  • Community Organization Partner (regional and/or global)
  • UNC Faculty
  • UNC Staff
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student

Nomination Applications are due on November 5, 2012.

Click on a link below for an application and award criteria.

Application: (doc) (pdf)

During this year's Engaged Scholarship Symposium, an awards ceremony will take place to recognize those active in the campus and regional/global community who are making strides toward increasing scholarship and research on issues that impact their communities.

For more information, contact

Kathy Sanchez with the Center for Honors, Scholars & Leadership at (970) 351-1775

Link to ECT 2011

ESS Affiliates

This event is organized and sponsored by the UNC Center for Honors, Scholars & Leadership with additional support from:

University of Northern Colorado

  • Center for Engaged Research and Action
  • Center for the Engagement of Teaching and Learning